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Nuclear Fuel Storage Canisters Delivered to Exelon’s Limerick Generating Station

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June 10, 2015

Learn more about AREVA's NUHOMS used fuel storage system

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 10, 2015 – AREVA TN, a division of AREVA, successfully delivered eight NUHOMS® 61BTH dry shielded canisters for used nuclear fuel storage to the Limerick Generating Station in Pennsylvania.

This delivery marks the first order manufactured and delivered by North Carolina-based Columbiana Hi Tech (CHT) since it joined AREVA in 2013.

NUHOMS® 61BTH dry shielded canisters can safely store 61 used fuel assemblies from a boiling water reactor and are specifically designed to handle the high heat fuel becoming more prevalent at U.S. nuclear reactors.

“AREVA’s NUHOMS® system offers significant advantages in storage capacity, safety and versatility,” said Joseph Faldowski, president and COO of CHT. “We are working to provide our customers with cost-effective, high-quality used nuclear fuel storage solutions.”

Learn more about AREVA's NUHOMS used fuel storage system

New NUHOMS® 61BTH dry shielded canisters begin journey to Exelon’s Limerick Generating Station in Pottstown, Pa.

Learn more about AREVA's NUHOMS used fuel storage system

The first NUHOMS® 61BTH dry shielded canister leaves the CHT facility.

More About AREVA TN

AREVA TN, a division of AREVA, is the market leader for used fuel storage and fuel transportation in the American nuclear industry. We offer innovative total systems solutions for the safe storage of used fuel, industry best pool-to-pad services, and nuclear fuel and waste logistics. Our success is based on our reputation for unparalleled human performance initiatives, a dedication to safety first, transparent pricing and business integrity that combine to ensure our customers get “as promised” cost savings and superior results. http://us.areva.com/arevatn

 

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